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. >>> and in the southern philippines, the death toll is quickly rising after a ferocious typhoon. officials say more than 200 people have already died. that number is expected to rise as rescuers reach communities that have been cut off by landslides. dozens died when a flash flood roared through two emergency shelters. >>> the latest, now, on the future queen of england. kate middleton is said to be doing better. but she is still in hospital this morning, being treated for a crippling form of morning sickness. prince william, though, looked a lot more upbeat, last night after spending about six hours with his wife. we now know that kate got sick while visiting her parents over the weekend. and william, then drove her 50 miles to london to go to the hospital. the couple had planned to break the good news to the royal family on christmas day. >>> and back here at home, a brand-new 787 dreamliner was forced to make an emergency landing after a mechanical problem. the united flight had taken off from houston to newark when the problem developed yesterday. over a 10-minute span, the plane dropped 10,000 feet
frames, decorative boxes, and 24 styles of christmas ornaments made in the philippines. all of them are made out of heavy paper stock and covered with metallic looking resin that encollude a hang tag with a pa iris label. all the items should be put in a container and returned. >>> a battle over medical marijuana between the city of oakland and the federal government. why the city says the largest pot dispensary in america should stay open even if it breaks federal law. >>> welcome back. 6:25. a legal battle between the city of oakland and the federal government over a marijuana dispensary the biggest one in the country. the harbor side health center has 100,000 patients. it earns more than $20 million a year by selling medical marijuana. now the federal government wants to shut it down. and seize the property. the judge is now considering whether this landmark case should go to trial. the city of oakland by the way is siding with the center which by the way pays a lot of taxes. >> it's like the federal government to stop the tragic waste of resources on trying to shut down our legi
in a little bit. >>> deadly typhoon that hit the philippines could make a second landfall today. it hit the country on tuesday killing 600 people and leaving hundreds of others missing. the system is now apparently changing its course and heading towards the northwest part of the country. people who live in the mountainous regions are being warned of heavy rains and mudslides. >>> fans of john lennon sank songs in front of his apartment to mark the anniversary of his death. ♪ >> one fan, as you see there, look a lot like the late singer took part in the memorial at strawberry fields. he was shot in 1980 outside the dakota building by mark chapman who remains in prison. >>> there was a minivan crash. a large power outage that it cause morning. dangerous conditions when a power pole came down for crews working out there as well. >> toys were seized in california. the healthcare linked to the rubber duckies. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing the chase liquid reloadable card. with chase liquid, there's no waiting and no fee to activate you
've done uzbekistan, kazahkstan and the south american countries, of course, the philippines, plaitses like that -- british or american colonies and then a lot of peace corps volunteers. everybody who wants to learn english. so we send a lot of stuff for basic english. we send a bunch of very basic kids' reading books to cambodia because the u.s. military or is teaching cambodians how to read english, and they're going to be reading see spot run or the updated versions of those sorts of things. we're finding all over the world people want to learn english. >> host: so if people want to donate, what's the web site? >> guest: www dot big-books.org. >> host: and we've been talking with professor stephen franzic, "oops: observing our politicians stumble." we're at the naval academy, this is booktv on c-span2. >> tell us what you think about our programming this weekend. you can tweet us @booktv, comment on our facebook wall or send us an e-mail. booktv, nonfiction books every weekend on c-span2. booktv is on location at the u.s. naval acadny at nap lows -- annapolis, maryland. we're now joined
contestants from 89 countries. including runners-up, miss philippines and miss venezuela. in a few weeks, by the way, sam will be one of the judges for the miss america pageant. so, we asked, can another rhode islander make history? we'll find out, sam, when it airs on abc. >> i'm getting all my tips from lara, by the way. taking notes. >> there's a whole lot you need to know. >> i'm still learning. >>> here's a "downton abbey" christmas special. it's a gingerbread house or gingerbread estate. an exact replica of the estate on that hit period drama. the culinary construction work done by a utah man named smith jenson. isn't that credible? it is edible. in a long, long, long time. he probably, like all of us, cannot wait for the return of "downton abbey" on january 6th. just filling the need for a long, long time. >> a long, long time. >>> and finally in "pop news," say hello to a tiny giant. a 20-week-old baby panda, becoming a star at the san diego zoo. thanks to its website, it has a 24-hour panda cam that allows people to follow his progress. the little guest, and that's the translati
to work and during his work, he went to the philippines. when he was in the philippines, the japanese invaded in world war ii. he was captured and put in a prisoner of war camp for three and a half years. he was about to be executed and the americans came and liberated the camp and he along with the other prisoners of war came back to america. frank buckles went back to west virginia where he worked his farm and drove the tractor until he was 107, madam speaker. it was his decision and his life's goal that he would be instrumental in helping build a memorial on the mall for all of the veterans who served in the great world war i. i met him in 2007 and this project has been going on now for five years. to try to get approval to build this memorial for all veterans of the world war i on the mall. almost as long as the war took. and so he came to washington, d.c. a few years ago, this is a picture of him that was taken recently before he died at the age of 110 at the d.c. memorial thope mall. what that is is a monument and memorial to all the veterans from the district of columbia that s
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